National Pingtung University of Science and Technology offers an excellent opportunity for students to study a wide range of subjects with well developed departments and graduate institutes in four academic colleges including Agriculture, Engineering, Management, and Humanities and Social Sciences. In order to integrate theory with hands-on learning opportunities, NPUST has well equipped teaching and practice facilities, a library comprising over 300,000 volumes of books, access to various electronic databases and audio-video facilities, and optical fiber and wireless internet network connectivity to every corner on campus. The university also houses the NationalBotanical Garden , the Center for Wildlife Conservation and Management, the Art and Culture Industry Innovation and IncubationCenter , various exhibition farms, specimen collection centers, and a large, well equipped gymnasium. NPUST is an excellent place that provides a comprehensive teaching-learning community for our faculty and students.
In the past 5 years, academic research achievements at NPUST have been distinguished as being among the top 15 universities on the accumulated scores of impact factor weights based on the WOS journals in the fields of agriculture sciences and ecology and environment sciences. NPUST is also on the list of the top 15 universities in total publication numbers and citation frequencies in the fields of agriculture sciences, plant and animal sciences, immunology and microbiology, ecology and environment sciences, and earth sciences. The achievements are exceptional. Recently, NPUST has successively been awarded funding for the "Program for Promoting Academic Excellence of Universities" by the Ministry of Education for several years. NPUST has utilized this funding to devote herself to create an even better educational and learning environment, and to continue to promote instructors’ teaching quality and students’ learning achievement in order to achieve our goal of endowing graduates with “holistic”, “professional”, and “international” frames of mind.